Agriculture

Agriculture

Image depicting a farm with a dramatic sky

Farmers and mental health

In this Mental Health Awareness Week, which also coincides with this year’s Balmoral Show, this article examines an issue which has received comparatively little attention and on which, so far, not much research has been

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The merging of environment and agriculture

A new mandate, a new Environment

Local government underwent significant structural change in 2015 with the number of councils reducing from 26 to 11, and the transfer of many functions from central to local government. This has brought changes to the

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Average Farm Business Income (FBI) for selected sectors, 2010/11 to 2015/16 forecast

Are current farm incomes sustainable?

Farm incomes over the last five years in Northern Ireland have shown considerable volatility and this presents challenges for the long- term sustainability of the industry, both within and beyond the new Assembly mandate.

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